Ultimate Los Angeles Lakers Collector and Super Fan Gift Guide

Ultimate Los Angeles Lakers Collector and Super Fan Gift Guide

The bight lights of LA and a team history filled with the some of the biggest names in NBA history have made made the Los Angeles Lakers one of the most popular and successful franchises of all-time. If you happen to have a close friend or family member who is a major fan of the Lakers, this detailed guide is a great place for tips and suggestions to buying holiday or birthday gifts.

While this guide is intended to be a resource for those shopping for super fans of the Lakers, fans and collectors looking for detailed information about team should check out our comprehensive guide to collecting the Lakers.

The guide below features 20 items that would be a great gift for a fan or collector of the Lakers. Given that everyone has different budgets, several items from a variety of price ranges are highlighted.

Top Gifts for Fans of the Los Angeles Lakers

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Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty Banner

Talk to any fan of the Lakers about the team's history and the many titles are likely to eventually come up. This large wool banner pays homage to the championship teams and includes all 16 years that the Lakers hoisted the trophy.

Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty Banner

Los Angeles Lakers Framed Subway Sign 

If you are looking for something that honors the Lakers but does not break the bank and has a modern feel, this framed subway sign fits the bill. Instead of stops on the subway, the sign contains several headlines that are specific to the Lakers. View more subway sign options for the Lakers here.

Los Angeles Lakers Framed Subway Sign

Elgin Baylor Los Angeles Lakers Signed Photograph

The first of several key Hall of Fame members, Elgin Baylor was an elite player but his autograph remains on the reasonable side of things. This signed photograph would be a terrific gift for a fan of the Lakers.

Elgin Baylor Los Angeles Lakers Signed Photograph

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Los Angeles Lakers Signed Photograph 

Few names tower higher than Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in the history of basketball. While his autograph is more expensive than most, Abdul-Jabbar was a driving force behind the Lakers' title teams of the 1980s and a fan favorite. Any super fan or collector of the Lakers would love to own this signed photograph.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Los Angeles Lakers Signed Photograph

Jerry West Los Angeles Lakers Signed Jersey 

"The Logo" was one of the first true stars for the Lakers and helped kick off the team's success in Los Angeles. Although he is in the Hall of Fame and was one of the top guards of his era, an authentic Jerry West signed jersey can be found for less than one might think.

Jerry West Los Angeles Lakers Signed Jersey

Shaquille O'Neal Los Angeles Lakers Signed Basketball

His overall career was not as lengthy as many of the other names on the list, but Shaquille O'Neal dominance was evident and so was his success with the Lakers. This signed basketball for Shaq would make a great present.

Shaquille O'Neal Los Angeles Lakers Signed Basketball

Magic Johnson Los Angeles Lakers Signed Jersey

Outside of Kobe Bryant, no other Laker commands as much respect and interest as Magic Johnson. A main part of the Showtime Lakers of the 1980s, Johnson is credited with a substantial growth period of the NBA. Any signed item from Magic Johnson would make a terrific gift, but this signed retro jersey looks especially nice.

Magic Johnson Los Angeles Lakers Signed Jersey

Wilt Chamberlain Los Angeles Lakers Framed Collage

Another giant in the Lakers' lineage, Wilt Chamberlain was a man among boys and a dominant force in basketball. His death in 1999 has made it so that most cannot afford his signed memorabilia. Despite this, there are still other options to celebrate the Hall of Fame center.  This framed collage is a appealing budget option for a bedroom, man cave or office. View more framed collages for the Lakers here.

Wilt Chamberlain Los Angeles Lakers Framed Collage

Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers Framed Poster

Kobe Bryant is another player where his signed memorabilia is priced at a point that is not feasible for the average fan. There are still plenty of gift options that feature Bryant, including this colorful framed poster.

Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers Framed Poster

Shaquille O'Neal Los Angeles Lakers Framed Photograph

Not all pieces require an autograph in order to be displayed. Shaquille O'Neal made his career at the rim and this artistic framed image of O'Neal shows the big man just before one his ferocious dunks.

Shaquille O'Neal Los Angeles Lakers Framed Photograph

Los Angeles Lakers Fleece Blanket Throw

Although it is simple, a fleece throw for the Lakers is a very useful gift and an ideal option for a stocking stuffer or budget present.

Los Angeles Lakers Fleece Blanket Throw

Los Angeles Lakers Basketball

Likewise, this inexpensive Lakers basketball is not the same quality or cost of an official NBA basketball, but the ball works just the same and features a more vibrant look.

Los Angeles Lakers Basketball

Los Angeles Lakers Team Card Sets

Basketball cards are a popular option for fans, but they are not as simple to buy because they are so specific. One option we recommend for budget gifts or stocking stuffers is a Lakers team set. Some are sealed and some are hand-collated, but the result is the same. Make sure to verify the year of the card and the players included to make sure you are getting what you expect.

Los Angeles Lakers Team Card Sets

Los Angeles Lakers Bobbleheads/Figures

Whether shopping for a child or an adult, Los Angeles Lakers figures and bobbleheads can be a great gift. Several different brands offer a variety of options and many players can be found from the history of the franchise. Check out specific figures on eBay using the links below.

Los Angeles Lakers Bobblehead

Los Angeles Lakers Fatheads

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There are a good variety of different Los Angeles Lakers team fatheads. In addition to team logo versions, players are some of the top Fatheads and three of the most popular Lakers are noted below.

Los Angeles Lakers Fathead Kobe Bryant

Los Angeles Lakers Phone Cases

Smartphones are the new norm and can make for an easy and inexpensive gift for a Los Angeles Lakers fan. Just make sure to verify the exact make and model before you buy. We have included direct links to Amazon below for the most popular phone models.

Los Angeles Lakers iPhone Case

Los Angeles Lakers Jerseys

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Jerseys remain the most common way for fans to display their love of the Lakers. Replica versions offer cheaper prices and fans can also have them customized for added appeal. If you are overwhelmed by the many versions, check our detailed NBA jersey guide here.

Adidas Replica Jerseys Lakers Kobe Bryant

Los Angeles Lakers Jackets/Outerwear

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Los Angeles Lakers Jackets

Los Angeles Lakers Hats

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Los Angeles Lakers Hats

Los Angeles Lakers T-Shirts

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Los Angeles Lakers T-shirts

Top eBay Listings

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JERRY WEST Los Angeles LAKERS Adidas HARDWOOD CLASSIC Swingman BLUE Jersey S-2XL
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JERRY WEST Los Angeles LAKERS Adidas HARDWOOD CLASSIC Swingman BLUE Jersey S-2XL
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KOBE BRYANT Los Angeles LA LAKERS Hardwood CLASSIC Road SWINGMAN Jersey Sz S-XXL
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KOBE BRYANT Los Angeles LA LAKERS Hardwood CLASSIC Road SWINGMAN Jersey Sz S-XXL
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RARE Adidas Los Angeles Lakers Kobe Bryant #24 BLACK Jersey Adult Large
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NBA Various Teams & Players Youth Teen Jersey Sz 4, 7, 8, 10-12, 14-16 GUC EUC
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Nike KOBE BRYANT No. 8 LOS ANGELES LAKERS (XL) Jersey HOME
$75.00

Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers Hollywood Nights Black Swingman Jersey Sleved
$95.00

Los Angeles Nike Kobe Bryant NBA Jersey Sz. 52 Black Mamba Lakers Starter
$199.99

Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers Rookie Mitchell and Ness Authentic Jersey Size 36
$249.00

Shaquille O'Neal Los Angeles Lakers Mitchell and Ness Authentic Jersey Size 40
$249.00

#13 Los Angeles Lakers Wilt Chamberlain jersey 100% authentic
$99.99

adidas Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers Gold Replica Home Jersey - NBA
$69.99

adidas Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers Gold Replica Home Jersey - NBA
$69.99

adidas Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers Gold Replica Home Jersey - NBA
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Trey Treutel

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Trey Treutel is an Ole Miss grad and a lifelong sports fanatic. He is a huge fan of the NBA and NFL, as well as soccer, college basketball and college football. As a kid, he collected football and basketball cards. In more recent years he started collecting basketball cards again on a whim and has since expanded to other sports and entertainment options. Find Trey on Twitter at @datreute or Google+.

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